The GNK Dinamo Zagreb and the Paris Saint-German players were unified in their praise of Ibrahimovic after the Swedish international set up all the four goals for the French club to take them closer to the last 16, of the most valued European Leagues, UEFA Champions League.
Josip Simunic, the Croatian defender did not found any words to describe the extra ordinary skills of the 31-year-old, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and said him, “Really top class”.
The dejected defender also added that, “They did everything, what they could have done but simply it was not enough.”
From, the very start of the match PSG went on an offensive note in the search for their second victory over the Croatian team in the Group A encounter.
PSG did not have to wait long for the opening goal and it came off from Alex in the 16th minute. Ibrahimovic was instrumental behind the goal as he delivered a well directed corner in to the box, and the Brazilian defender, Alex put the ball in the back of the neat with a clean header, beating the goalkeeper, Ivan Kelava.
Dinamo Zagreb did well after the initial strike from PSG and conceded no more goals till the half-way of the match. Both the team went into the dressing room in the half-time, with PSG leading by a single goal.
With the restart of the play in the second half Dinamo went in search for a goal to avoid the fourth successive defeat in Group A.
The hosts straight away decided that much more creativity is needed in the midfield, and they made a substitution in the 46th minute to bring their most prolific playmaker Marco Verratti in place of Sissoko.
PSG had to wait till the hour mark for their second goal. In the 61st minute it was again the brilliance of Ibrahimovic, seasoned player of several European Leagues to provide the required assist for the goal.
The goal was scored by Blaise Matudi from a close range.
After the goal Dinamo made a change to bring in fresh pair of legs and in the 62nd minute Cop was brought in place of Simunic.
The change did not seem to affect the course of the game and PSG made 3-0 in the 65th minute. Again, the main man behind the goal was Ibrahimovic who send in the pass and Menez scored.
The goal feast was not over and in the 80th minute Hoarau scored from Ibrahimovic’s pass to make it 4-0. After that, there were no more goals and PSG defeated Dinamo 4-0.